As COVID-19 spreads far and wide, a team of Lehigh researchers quickly pivots to study how individuals perceive, respond to and recover from the pandemic's impact.
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Sirry Alang is a medical sociologist and a health services researcher whose work explores structural racism within the healthcare system and how it affects the organization and delivery of health services. She recently shared her perspective on the factors contributing to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color in the U.S. Professor Alang's commitment to public scholarship was recently recognized when she was named to the inaugural Engaged Scholars Initiative cohort through Campus Compact.
During the stay-at-home orders to fight COVID-19, Brittany Crampsie ’13 ’14G spread joy by playing her cello and sharing her music over Twitter. She said she was grateful “for the ability to share something that is bringing other people any amount of happiness.” Crampsie is press secretary to Pa. Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa Jr. She has won Central Penn Business Journal’s “40 Under 40,” City & State’s “40 Under 40” and PoliticsPA’s “30 Under 30” awards.
In a spirit of unity amidst adversity, Adrian Suarez ’22 initiated a student-led fundraiser, The COVID-19 Variety Show, and helped to galvanize the Lehigh community to support non-profit organizations during the global pandemic. The virtual show showcased the efforts and talents of the Lehigh community through song, dance, and more. Suarez, who is studying economics and global studies, has served as Gryphon for the First Generation house and vice president for the Global Union.
First-year students relax with socially distant yoga on the UC front lawn during Orientation Week.
The College of Health is the first institution in the world to offer undergraduate, graduate and executive degrees and certificates in population health with a focus on health innovation and technology.
Move-in day looks a little different this year as students move while practicing social distancing.
Lehigh spends National Constitution Day informing students about voting in this year’s election.
Nationally recognized biostatistician Thomas McAndrew joins the College of Health.
The numbers for the Class of 2021 are unveiled for the graduating class in front of the University Center.
Lehigh Dining hosts a socially distant Dinner Al Fresco on the Rauch lawn for on-campus students.
The HST building will house the new College of Health and provide space for programs, research, faculty and staff.
Director of the Community Service Office, Carolina Hernandez shares how COVID-19 affected her life.
Engineering students perform experiments at Fritz Lab using Lehigh’s 5-million pound Baldwin Machine.
A mask sterilization device, nicknamed the “bug zapper,” was developed by Lehigh engineering professors to enable the reuse of N95 masks using UV-C light to damage the DNA of pathogens, including the coronavirus.
Lehigh is named as one of 2020’s “Best of the Best LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities.”
Professor Van Norman develops a rigorous and user-friendly approach for identifying effective interventions for students with disabilities.
Married former scholar-athletes make a difference in the medical field during the pandemic.
A gift from Ellen & Vincent Forlenza ’75 will assist the new College of Health.
An ROTC student plants a flag during the annual 9/11 memorial on the Front Lawn.
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Amber Rice, investigates how new species arise through research in evolutionary biology
Admissions Tour guides conduct virtual tours for prospective students and applicants through livestreams and social media.
Lehigh After Dark features outdoor movie nights on the UC lawn this fall for students.